Cow Drinking

A work made of etching on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on paper.

Date:

1680

Artist:

Nicolaes Berchem the Elder
Dutch, 1621/22-1683

About this artwork

Nicolaes Berchem was the most famous Dutch painter of idyllic Italian views, but he also made over 50 etchings of pastoral subjects dealing with shepherds and their animals. This mature and ambitious print (in which the cow is, in fact, not drinking, but much else seems to be happening) was made from a 1679 drawing that is now in the Dutuit Collection, Paris.

On View

Prints and Drawings, Gallery 208

Artist

Claes Pietersz. Bercham

Title

Cow Drinking

Origin

Holland

Date

1680

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

277 x 374 mm (plate); 281 x 378 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection

Reference Number

1924.517

Extended information about this artwork

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